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does my child mother have the right to file in the courts to have my sons last name change

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does my child mother have the right to file in the courts to have my sons last name change d, and i pay child support and carry insurance on him , and we both live in differents states, she live in Califorina and i move to oklahoma about a year a go and she wont let me see my son, i have no contact due to her what rights do i have
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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
no they only thing she has done is file for child support and i was getting my son almost every weekend, and when she need me to take him to the doctors etc... we was never married and she stop letting me see my son when she got married and the last time i saw my son was almost two years a go and i move to the state of oklahoma oct of 2010.
Family Lawyer: GeorgetownLawyr, Family Law Attorney replied 5 years ago
is there a reason in the past 2 years you have done nothing to enforce your right to see your son? why have you not taken her to court to see your son??
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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
i have had no clue how to go about doing any of this, until my girlfriend gave me advice and told me kinda what to do. thats why i am on here trying to figure out what to do. she wont give me a address to mail birthday cards and gife i dont have a phone number i cant talk to him and she has blocked me from facebook do to the fact i email her and ask if i could have all that info and if i could see my son the the only reply back i get is your not his father anymore
Family Lawyer: GeorgetownLawyr, Family Law Attorney replied 5 years ago
I understand. You now have notice from the court that she is trying to change the name. there should be an address on the petition to serve her or her attorney with your response to the petition for name change. you need to file a response objecting to the name change and file it with the court and serve her/her attorney with your response. Now you have the chance to file your own petition for joint custody and visitation and serve her with that also. You really need to hire a CA family law attorney to respond for you. In future if she does anything with your son and you don't know what to do, you need to talk to a family law attorney in the state she is in and take immediate legal action or it looks like you have abandoned your son. I hope this helps clarify.

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